United launching hourly weekday flights between Reagan National and Newark

Have a tight window to get from D.C. to Newark, New Jersey? United Airlines will soon have a flight for you.

Starting March 29, United (NASDAQ: UAL) announced Friday, the airline will run hourly weekday shuttle flights between Reagan National Airport and New York/Newark Liberty International Airport. That’s 13 flights Monday through Friday, up from the eight currently offered.

The flights will run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. out of National, and from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. out of Newark — there is a two-hour break between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for flights leaving New Jersey. Total travel time is about 80 minutes.

No other airline will offer as many flights between the two airports, according to United.

“Our customers who regularly travel between Washington, D.C. and New York – one of the busiest routes in the country – have told us they value convenient flights and a comfortable ride above all else,” Sarah Murphy, United’s senior vice president of United…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.

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